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  • Impact of Compensation-Related Litigation on Public Companies
    Skadden's 2018 Insights
    Regina Olshan, Joseph M. Penko, Audrey J. Murga, John Wright

    Recent litigation demonstrates that companies should be mindful of compensation-related issues involving proxy disclosure, director compensation issues and the insider trading rules of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act.

  • Potential SEC Shutdown: Frequently Asked Questions About the Impact on Capital Markets Transactions and Public Companies
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Brian V. Breheny, Andrew J. Brady, Josh LaGrange, Ryan J. Adams, Hagen J. Ganem, Caroline S. Kim, Justin A. Kisner

    The U.S. federal government shutdown that began Saturday has the potential to affect capital markets and public companies in far-reaching ways. While the Securities and Exchange Commission currently plans to operate fully staffed for a limited number of days, we have received questions about what would happen in the event of a total shutdown. To address these questions, Skadden has joined with 18 other law firms to prepare a memorandum that answers the most frequently asked questions relating to the status of the SEC during a shutdown.

  • Impact of US Tax Reform on Mergers and Acquisitions: New Opportunities and Pitfalls
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Stuart M. Finkelstein, Edward E. Gonzalez, Brian Krause, David F. Levy, David M. Rievman, Eric B. Sensenbrenner, Sally A. Thurston, David A. Schneider

    On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which contains numerous changes that will significantly impact mergers and acquisitions, including deal financing, modeling, and acquisition agreement negotiations.